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. workers in 100 cities nationwide say they will walk off the job, demanding higher pay. [ chants ] >> the strike is the latest move in a campaign starting months ago. in fact, this was the scene at one protest in august. fast food workers want the wages raised to $15 per hour. the median in the industry is more than $9. about $18,500 a year. anti-government protesters in ukraine are getting support from three former presidents. in a statement they expressed sol darity. it included former president victor uushanko. weeks of protests show no signs of letting up in kiev. there is a lot at stake. >> the crowds on the streets of key eve hope to change their country's future. ukraine, the name translated into english as on the boarder is that. divided between a pro-russian east and a europe een leading west. the sheer number of people coming out in the ukraine resulting in some of the largest pro-e.u. rallies, but also violence on europe. >> speaking in brussels during a nato summit. secretary of state john kerry called on the government to take heed. >> we urged the ukrainian governme
workers in 100 cities promise to hit the streets to demand higher pay. >> emergency response, what authorities are learning from the desperate 911 calls played dur the newtown massacre. >>> a brutal winter blast. we begin tonight with inequality in the economy and the dangers to young americans. president obama says 10% of the population is now taking home half of the nation's income. he warns the growing canyon between rich and poor is destroying the economy, and threatening the american dream. president obama -- >> the top 20%, has about a two in three chance of staying at or near the top. a child born into the bottom 20% has a less than one in 20 shot at making i.t. to th -- making o the top. he's ten times modifier likely to stay where he is. >> president obama states statistics that shows the average american income is shrinking. the president asked the congress to raise the minimum to $7.10 an hour. encouraging government dependence. white house correspondent mike viqueria joins us with more. mike, why the speech and why now? >> it's a great question john. first of all the fa
to last their ship are striking. in 100 cities they are striking, demanding pay. today's strikes are the latest move in a campaign that started last summer. the medium wage is slightly more than $900. >> the workers live in poverty, working in conditions. >> more than two and a quarter americans have non-management jobs with the top 10 fast food chains. anti-government forces, and the post soviet leaders issued solidarity. one is viktor yushenko, coming to power after the orange revolution in 2004. >> the protest scores have persisted for weeks. barnaby phillips reports from kiev. foreign ministers from across europe have come to kiev. this was a scheduled meeting of the osce. it's not in relation to the political crisis specifically, but you can imagine at that meeting ukraine is bound to feature and there'll be different preaches. for example, the general j the polish and the swedish for instances have been outspoken critic much russia's policy towards ukraine. but sergei lavrov, the russian foreign minister is here, and yesterday he condemned what he called n.a.t.o. inference
. lebanon's army sets up check points across the northern part of triply. a city on its knees, the city is eligible for bankruptcy. london with all the news from europe, including ukraine's prime minister with those talks the demonstrations continue. and from the ballet to being behind bars, the dancer jailed for an acid attack. french scientists have found more than ten times the level in his chest bone, but say he wasn't poisoned. al jazeera has been briefed on their study into samples taken from arafat's exhumed body, and they conclude he died from a hemorrhage in his brain. clayton swisher has the latest from pace. >> here in paris, nearly a year after yasir arafat's body was resumed, they have made available to mrs. arafat and the legal team, the results of their own report into the skeleton remains. ard cooing to the report, people who have seen it, the french are saying that arafat had brain hemorrhage and digestive infection that caused his death, they say that they are not able to affirm that chromium called his death. that of course, is at odds with what swiss scientists said
saying essentially the came thing. they were able to get in very high profile areas in the city, but he said the fight is not over. and in some respect it will kick back in again after the king's birthday on thursday. >>> reports from north korea suggests that the leader has sacked an important power broker. gerald tan reports that it has government officials in south korea wondering how this could effect the future leadership. i'm sorry, we seem to have loss that report, we'll get back to it as soon as we can -- time now to cross to london for the news from europe. let's join lauren taylor. >>> thank you very much. starting with events in ukraine where the opposition has tried but failed to force a vote of no confidence. but the prime minister has apologized by some of the violence by riot police. demonstrators keep up the pressure on the government. our correspondent is in independence square. rory over to you. >> reporter: in the end, lauren, it wasn't even very close, the opposition are a minority in the european parliament. they needed to push through a boundary of 225 votes to get
stop the deadly violence. >> frozen solid - major american cities at a standstill as an ice storm drifts across the country. >> his spirit and yours - as a family we commit ourselves to uphold and be guided by the prepared to die for >> nelson mandela's family share their grief as the world mourns. president obama and the first lady will travel to south africa for nelson mandela's memorial service next week. >> hello, welcome no al jazeera america, i'm morgan radford live from new york city. reinforcements on the town in trying to end the violence. nearly 400 people have been killed in the fighting in the past three days. france is dispatching more than 1,000 troops and the african union plans to double its forces. 10,000 have fled the capital. officials ordered everyone off the streets of bangui. for the latest on the crisis we start in bangui. a warning - you may find some of these images disturbing. >> french soldiers on food patrol in bangui. this is new to the city and welcomeded by men. they are here to reassure people enough to open up shops. at the moment there's no food o
liabilities detroit's bankruptcy plan, the ruling allowing the city to cut retiree pensions. >> joe biden's trying to find a diplomatic solution over disputes between china and japan. >> he's alive. >> what started as a recovery mission becomes a stunning rescue. the sole survivor of a capsize at sea stuck from days on the bottom of the atlantic. >>> a good morning and welcome to al jazeera america. it's good to have you with us. i'm drait. in a major development. the engineer of the train apparently admitted to a nunion representative that he nodded off at the controls. it happened while the train travelled at 82 miles per hour. the ntsp removed the commoout ear rail employees union, citing a breach of confidentiality when they talked to the media. >> al jazeera correspondent has the latest on the investigation. >> for the first time since the metro north train derailment leaving four dead and dozens injured attention is shifting from mechanical failure, focussing on the train's engineer. >> based on this data, there's no indication that the brake systems were not functions properly. >>
of the protests in the center of the city in defiance of their government calling for its resignation. and waving the flag of the european union in many cases. tonight the protesters have had a boost. the german ambassador has arrived. he was due for a conference, and he has met with opposition leaders and said ukraine's route to europe is still hope. i would imagine that the group behind me would be happy about that. >> reporter: the churches of kiev are packed as people look for reassurance and spiritual support. many of those who come to pray have been taking part in the demonstrations in the nearby streets. and protesters who come from other parts of ukraine have been sleeping in the grounds of st. michael's cathedral. >> the church is not involved in politics. we don't take sides. but we do have a role to to support those in need. we have to open our doors. this is our mission. >> but at a nearby square priest have joined the protest movement. take a look at how organized everything is. this is where you can make a donation to the cause. opposition parties and activists ensure this money is
been. a monumentel ruling for the motor city, a judge decides if detroit can file for bankruptcy today. resignation rejected, thailand's prime minister refuses to step down as antigovernment protesters storm her office building. and protection from poachers, how the illegal ivory trade is threatening elephants. ♪ 82 miles per hour, that is how fast federal investigators say a commuter train was traveling before i derailed sunday outside new york city. the train was heading into a dangerous curve and should have been going 30 miles per hour. good morning and welcome to al jazeera america, it's good to have you with us, i'm thomas. crews used heavy equipment to clear the crash scene and turned the derailed cars upright and put them back on the tracks. al jazeera erica has the latest on the investigation and good morning. >> investigators say over the next few days the rail cars and train will be moves to a secure location for a more detailed examination. at this point they have not determined if the train wreck which killed four people and injured 60 others was the result of facility b
have access to the care he and she needs. >>> we want to show you live pictures of san francisco city hall it is lit up in commemoration of world aids day. you can see it all lit up in red. many landmarks are bathed in red. they include niagra falls, and the sidney opera house. >>> we are tracking the conditions for those heading home as the thanksgiving holiday weekend comes to a close. >>> holiday shopping version two hadn't zero. how -- version 2.0. how new technology is making the shopping experience feel more personal. >>> and the delivery of a drone. how it can come inches of a american. -- of a person. >>> happening now, people are heading home as the thanksgiving weekend travel rush wind down. we want to take you now and give you a live look at interstate 80 in berkeley where there are a lot of people on the roads at this late hour: but as you can see here on these pictures traffic seems to be moving just fine. more than 5 million californians were expected to travel this thanksgiving most by car. but for those who took to the air, their returns are looking pretty good. >> we
. and to be on someone. the sun stayed my little surreal to appeal to me and asked so on. it's a sad day that the city to the south african president jacob tomorrow and monday of the second wife winnie mandela attended the service of the riots methodist church to mark the day over into echo after richie know what the church. the anti apartheid hero was in the congregation's prayers and hearts. today we haven't had a great and i thought cool that the fed on hold to the middle east. at the peter the great city he said meanwhile outside mandela's johannesburg home. the young and old continued to come by dropping the flowers lighting candles. i'm trying to come to terms with their dogs. take a look now at some of the world news in brief two dozen egyptian women and girls convicted for protesting in support of the ousted president hundreds more seats and released from custody the case sparked outrage from human rights activists and pics of the count's new milary rulers. they say was politically motivated on appeals court has now suspended sentences which have included elevenear prison terms. tensions in th
in jail after protesting in the city of alexandria in october. we first have reports from cairo. >> before saturday's appeal hearing these 14 women just 17 and 18 years old were facing 11 years in jail for taking part in a protest against egypt's military-backed government. the harsh sentences provoke outrage nationally and internationally. the appeal court now given the women one-year suspended sense. >> wthey are stronger than bef before. >> hseveral girls have been givn sentences for three months probation. >> we believe they are innocent. this is unjustified judgment. so for that the not 100% success, of course. >> but there are thousands of people still in jail in egypt yet to face trial for offenses they're accused of committing since the backdown of the las, d many believe that the government was trying to make an example of them. but that may have backfired. the focus is on the continue crackdown of anti-protest protesters. >> muslim brotherhood supporters have been acquitted. they were charged with spreading chaos after being arrested in cairo. the charges include attacking securi
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and scarves have become the standard. some bay area cities will hit freezing tonight with another freeze warning issued for the vast majority of the bay area. the bay area isn't the only place getting the win through blast. 27 states are under a winter weather advisory with storm systems from texas to pennsylvania. this is philadelphia. slammed today by blizzard conditions. at least 16 deaths are blamed on the bad weather. the snow is causing treacherous conditions and massive travel delays. more on that in a moment. first, the latest on our cold snap. we have live team coverage. let's check in with weather anchor spencer christian. >> chilly speaking about lou cold it -- how cold it is. clear styes and temperatures will plummet tonight and tomorrow night. we have a freeze warning for all of the bay area except san francisco. temperatures well below freezing, exposed pipes could burst. please bear that in mind. and there's an increased risk of hypothermia. let's look at the three warnings ahead, looking at a live look. tomorrow morning and tuesday morning, overnight and tomorrow morning
with a one-two punch of ice and extremely bitter cold. this is the twin cities, minneapolis, st. paul where normally they eat winter storms for breakfast. 12 degrees right you in in minneapolis and with the windchill, zero degrees fahrenheit. forecasters there say this might be the coldest cold snap in ten years. >>> question, are you a casual football fan or are you a die hard football maniac? an impressive of blanket of snow didn't keep fans out of the stands or the players off the field in philadelphia. look at that. the philadelphia eagles won, by the way, 34-20 over detroit. both teams are winners when you think about what they played in. the highway patrol says eyes and bad visibility to blame in this pile-up in milwaukee countiy, wisconsin. 18 wheelers jack knifed and cars smashed into them. more than 40 vehicles wreck individual. police up and down the shore of lick michigan are advising people, guess what? stay home. >>> headed toward the east coast now, it is not wisconsin cold, but it is certainly nasty. 31 degrees and freezing. it is making for an interesting day at reagan natio
from different locations on the city on descending on government house, that is the main target of the protest and wayne reports now on their progress. >> reporter: the leader of the antigovernment movement called for one more show of strength to topple the governmentments. protesters are on long journey to cross the thai capitol bangkok and call it the final battle and say the objective was cle clear. the protest started a month ago with the stated aim of returning power to the people and as they began the long march the prime minister made a concession. >> translator: brothers and sisters of thailand, i'm yingluck shinawatra the prime minister of thailand and i would like to notify everyone after listening to opinions on all sides i decided to request a royal decree to resolve parliament this year. >> reporter: the goals of the protesters have changed and as they arrived at the office of the prime minister it became clear that a new election wasn't enough. >> translator: dissolving parliament doesn't matter and we have come here because we want to restore the monarchy and
forty kilometers northeast of the city of that but with certain touch of the human rights as the ball than six hundred people have been killed across syria. since posting. he's in the egyptian capital five t gas that hundreds of supporters of the country's ousted president's day. i was in a cairo is iconic and tough risk while wilson was above middle c have been staging a protest demonic his reinstatement. to say that i can manage to enter the central square the very first time in several months will be seen as a symbolic date for the group. hosseini a new chips on the panel responsible for dropping the country's constitution but you today to continue with the two trials civilians despite stiff opposition from rights groups were consigned to be on the sweeping outs will drop off at people condition has now been approved meeting that a referendum will be held early next year at least four people being killed in new york's bronx a bar of term at true north suburban train to the rails on a sunday morning. for her to shop had been the tracks will than sixty people injured in the crotch le
cancer medication. is this really saving money? the growing trend to try and eliminate state and city workers in an effort to save the state money. they turn these over to the private health care companies, are they saving money? yes, there is a cost savings, but when you start throwing in lawsuits, cost taxpayers more than a million dollars, those lawsuits can start to really add up. >> since we've gone to privatization weren't there always problems with health care? >> there were problems, problems that were documented. there are problems with prison health care now. prison health care has been a long ongoing issue in this country but the statistics are quite certain. when you look at what happened there, particularly in arizona, the number of deaths since privatization have gone way up. also the number of suicides have gone way up. that's because these private companies are cutting back for services for mental health. >> i think there are a lot of people who with all due respect will say, these people have been put in prison for a reason. how much does the system actually owe them?
. >> are you kidding? stick my tongue on that stupid pole? gee! >> a christmas story on a new york city subway station. did you ever lick a pole? "fox & friends" starts right now. ♪ ♪ >> the thing about that pole in the subway, i don't even like to touch it with my hands. everybody who's got the flu -- >> you're not a theater guy. elisabeth grew up in the theater on the stage. she understands the reason for the craft is you have to be willing to do stuff like that. >> exactly not. i grew up on the bench arcs bench warmer. >> i'm with you. >> what a great idea that is; right? >> stay tuned for that. in the meantime let's talk a little bit about obamacare. remember when the website was launched and it stunk up the place -- >> no one was paying attention because we were in a lockdown shutdown with the government. >> there was a lot of that going on. the president, the heat was on the frying pan, and he said you know what? i was not directly informed that there was a problem with it. now we know there was a reason that he was not directly informed. because from the day that he signed the obama
to come out to watch what is going on. but there are still tens of thousands of those in the city who are preferring to stay under forces at the airport. >> a suicide-bomber drove a car explosive into the main gates and building. the ministry complex has been targeted because u.s. drones were being operated from there. >>> seven filipinos killed in an attack. they were working the hospital at military headquarters. 10 million filipinos work overseas. >>> we have more from kiev and anti-government protests. >> reporter: there has been a headline set for demonstrators in kiev to take city hall. let's take you live to kiev. >> reporter: in the last few minutes we heard from the opposition meeting behind me at the trade union house, which they've been using as protest headquarters throughout the demonstration. their initial reaction is how can we negotiate and hold talks when we are surrounded by riot police. that's their message to the government. now they have not ruled out completely the idea of talks. they have been willing to negotiate, and that is the removal of president yanukovych
through the city. [ sirens ] >> reporter: some say this was an attempted coup d'État. security forces called celica. the streets of this once bustling city are almost deserted. those who venture out risk ending up like this. it's not clear how many people have died in this mortuary we counted 25 bodies. this woman lost her son. she didn't want to give us her name. >> i don't know what is happening in central african republic right now. if you go in you see people on the ground like animals who have been slaughtered. with the state of the country, where can i go? >> this is where most of the injured have been brought. most have wounds, women are being treated along side government soldiers. [ sobbing ] >> this woman asked god, why has this happened? there christian and muslim victims in this conflict. muslims and christians used to live in this country peacefully. but hatred and violence has taken over and people forget. >> reporter: the french are warning there could be genocide here. france will be sending in more soldiers soon to strengthen the african union force. on the streets, i
could provide even more. i want to walk over to the big wall and show you what we have brewing. the city of new york, we saw it, maybe some snow yesterday. not so much. tomorrow is the day for that. three to six inches there. but you see through the heart of fox country, down atlanta, memphis, you got yours, to the north and west of there. atlanta is getting it. this is a loop from the past 24 hours, the raleigh durham area and up the east coast, football fans, you saw it over the weekend, the systems making an icy mess in new england and michigan, while states to the south are dealing with heavy rain. tomorrow, another storm expected to hit the east coast with more ice and snow. the frozen mess made for dangerous driving. slick roads caused pileups. cars slid out of control. officials in philly report they got nine inches of snow. more than the city had in all of last year. it caught a lot of drives offguard. >> this guy comes up on the left-hand side shoulder and just blew by us. hit the gentleman in front of us. his car kept spinning, his motor was smoking. >> there's no salt down, ev
getting into their normal place of work. the city's main square was surrounded by barricades. the chant was revolution. the president's office was ringing with riot police. tonight, from inside those defenses, he gave a lengthy interview in which he appealed for calm. >> members of the government and the security services and the people on the rallies must all , he toldhe law interviewers from four different tv channels. >> but his rivals called on him to step down. foreign language] >> there is still an arab determination from the protesters thomas who say they won't go away until the president resigns -- from the protesters, who say they won't go away until the president resigns. >> we want to see a new leader and government here in the ukraine. >> i think most people will stay here. all of the ukraine is coming here. >> people are coming every day. >> it is just the beginning. >> the trigger for these protests was the president's decision to postpone ukraine's move toward the european union and away from russia. for many, especially in the western half of this divided country, that w
and growing, detroit is unstoppable because the people here cannot be stopped. the citizens of this city are the light at the end of the tunnel. the underdog who actually wins. there are optimisms, promise and potential and hope. optimism is bringing this city back. this isn't afraid of opportunity, it's not discouraged by its past, it's excited by its future. i love the way she put that. one thing is certain, detroit's future and lisa's future will not come from washington. the magic of motown is here in the city. what detroit need to thrive is not washington hand but freedom from big government's mastery. to thrive, detroit needs less government and more freedom. less red tape, less taxes, more money left in detroit. the answer to poverty and unemployment is not another government stimulus. it's simply leaving more money in the hands of those who earned it. today i'm here to introduce something i call economic freedom zones. this is a bill that will be introduced next week in washington. these freedom zones will dramatically re"uce tax and red tape so detroit businesses can grow and th
in new york city. home in new york city. could it be? ♪ no presents beneath the tree? ♪ ♪ wait a minute, now i see ♪ my gifts are above me ♪ that's my kind of holiday [ whistling wi ] don't worr santa will finus. ♪ [ female announcer ]his christmas, light santa'say with the hallmar santa signal ornent. only avaable at hallmark gold crown sres. ♪ i picked it out in a snap ♪ what made it genius ♪ was my camouflage wrap ♪ that's my kind of holiday pretty incredible video. take a look. it looks like an unlucky place to have parked a car in plano, texas. but it didn't happen just once. the sheets of ice and snow on rooftops got so big and heavy, mini avalanches fell to the street. take a look at some of the damage it caused. across the country, the weather caused thousands of flight cancellations. stranded drivers on roadways and unseasonably freezing temperatures. reserve will start to pull year. >>mark: slick ice conditions are being blamed for a eight tier--eighth car pileup in kansas city, missouri. witnesses said the driver of a car hit an icy patch, ran into a wall and ca
is confident that he will work it out by 2017. cities did he ink there is a lack of management andthe white house, if so, will the program be working if they had it together? >> there are huge subsidies. and it's a littll messy. and they re pretty far beyond where they were. lou: when you talk about smart people, you have worked in the private sector as well as on-air and i know a lot of smart people and, one of the first rules being counseled on was just remember that. what it got people involved, it screwed up. no matter what level you work at, it was ignored by a government and administration of frank we had very little obvious experience and not with any kind. >> obviously this is much bigger and he current administrator, i've known her for 25 years and she's ry great. but there's a lot they can do on the i.t. side and theee's a lot they can do. they have a long way to go, it will be a mess for a long time. to me, the bigger issue was too focused on earlier, this is a 200 billion-dollar entitlement program and they are giving a lot of subsidies to a lot of people. and it will work large
to be scarce. in. new road to the yemeni government has cut outs from rapid city in conventional terms of the successful campaign the offensive against al qaeda al qaeda is to claim the funds to the province's if yemen. the response to golf course is quite predictable when i am al qaeda. of course or if your keys in the story if you like the commitment of forces whereas i am faced with a conventional almost what's interesting facts from yemen on the phone. the toxin in the past two years. their response will be to move away from convention will say that one before white from people in towns and cities which is what you do to contribute again. now he's very effective at killing or attacks on the way reporting on the worship is caught up in the crossfire. that is this is the amount of time all in all of the christian community. celia and religious officials played for action to protect finished kristin's with a group of still being held by rebel forces to bring its becoming just that. next let's take a couple of lists of focus and was having ukraine and rushes for mississippi love rob d
of them in particular its oriental and who has set the visit to the tent city that was set up here by the protesters position expressing the u s support for the at ukrainian opposition and for the protesters as well as internal and has also held talks with the kids caught the darling of the korean opposition among others that we have seen among the protesters on the square i were foreign ministers from sweden germany and the netherlands while atticus has hope that he had talks with europe will bring you all. i'm sure a new president essentially kinsey gets it the ultimate goal of the ukrainian protesting that is the current government and the president to step down in the interests of western politicians in what is essentially ukrainian domestic affairs has drawn some criticism. of utmost all that was echoed by russia's prime minister the beach with that injury a traditional pre new year culinary was with jim the senate. don't know. i can imagine how a gem and partners with a file. if russia's foreign minister decided to attend a rally that was being held against general. i don't t
the power lines. look at the tree. this is all over the city, and over this area. that's what is waiting. 270,000 people were, at one time, without power. the provider in the area said it's working as hard as it can and has made progress. 4200 boots on the ground trying to restore power with another 500 on the way. they say they are in dire need of help that they are calling in the troops and placing them as far away as florida. the power companies offering support by sending the crews here helping dallas and getting neighbourhoods like this that has been without power thursday, 1am, more than 60 hours going on without power. they are trying to get these people back with their lights on. >> why is it taking so long. a lot of people including rebecca knew it was coming and predicted it would be pretty bad. >> you're right. but, you know, i live down the street from here. my power went out half an hour ago. it seems like the weather may be getting better. because it's below freezing, the trees are heavy. you can't predict when the wind will snap. the other reason it's taking longer for the
. this is from tahoe city. you can see a brilliant start. a major resort opened for the season but they say they need more snow to swing into full operation. kirk wood reports it dumped about 2 to 3 feet of snow over a 24 hour period that ended yesterday morning. and snow fell with a foot and a half at squaw valley. all resorts ovenning limited operations now until they get some more snow. >>> a war veteran is spending his first day at home. his long awaited return is after being detained for 42 days in north korea. here he is yesterday. and the 85 year old arrived back in the bay area yesterday. he was review itemed with his -- he was reunited with his wife and son. he was forced into confessing while in north korea. he wanted to thank his supporters when he returned. >> and the american embassy in beijing for all their help. it hags been a great homecoming and i'm tired but i have my family. >> and the news agency says that newman was deported from the country was a humanitarian act. when he was asked if he would go back to north korea he chuckled and said probably not. >>> the 49ers gett
[ music ] >>> this is al-jazeera america live from new york city. i am tony harris. we will look at today's top stories. investigators turn their focus to the data recorders pulled from the wreckage of a deadly train derailment in new york. the white house says healthcare.gov is running smoother than ever. insurance companies say it is far from fixed. protesters in thailand clash with police as the prime minister refuses calls to step down. >>> amazon says it wants to change what we know about doorstep delivery. ♪ >>> a if he hfederal investigat they will soon know the cause of sunday's deadly train derailment in new york city. the ntsb is now processing information from the train's black boxes. officials say at least 63 people were hurt and four people were killed when the train derailed as it rounded a curve. crews are still at the scene up right in toppled cars, trying to restore full service on one of the nation's busiest commuter rail line. jonathan martin joins us from the crash site. and jonathan, i believe we are standing by to get an update on the investigation soon >>
% of the traffic in a city is caused by people looking for parking. that's remarkable that so much energy is, is wasted. streetline has looked at the problem of parking, which has not been looked at for the last 30, 40 years, we wanted to rethink that whole industry, so we go and put out these sensors in each parking spot and then there's a mesh network that takes this information sends it over the internet so you can go find exactly where those open parking spots are. the collaboration with citi was important for providing us the necessary financing; allow this small start-up to go provide a service to municipalities. citi has been an incredible source of advice, how to engage with municipalities, how to structure deals, and as we think about internationally, citi is there every step of the way. so the end result is you reduce congestion, you reduce pollution and you provide a service to merchants, and that certainly is huge. >>> in a moment where the broader market seems to be stalled or at least worst or temporarily, don't forget we're less than a month away from the end of the year and t
they are sticking behind their men. >> thank you very much indeed. a 24 hour curfew is in the nigeria city after fighters attacked the international airport and an airforce base. military and government officials say dozens of people may be dead including 20 gunman. three aircraft, two helicopters and several cars were hit in the predawn attack and this is the latest live and what are you hearing about the events? >> according to eyewitness according hundreds of fighters stormed the air base and the airport setting off explosive devices and firing automatic weapons screaming god is great in arabic. and they were engaged with personnel in a five-hour battle that went from 2:00-7:00 a.m. and several military helicopters were lost in the fighting and military said more than 20 insurgents were killed and two airforce personnel were injured in the fighting. it has been difficult to get information out of this region because since the state of emergency was declared in the area, the fight and telecommunications have been cutoff because the military say that is how they communicate and that is why this
to whoever wants it. this was the kiev city christmas tree until a few days ago, but it has been transformed into a pillar of protest. the flags say that ukraine belongs in in europe. and yet the government here warning that these protests are inlegal, and they say that those involved will ultimately face the consequences. ukraine's deputy prime minister has been visiting moscow for talks with prime minister russia says it wants stability and order, but the ukraine government is hoping for money and cheaper gas so it can survive this crisis. the police have withdrawn to the president's office here they keep guard. she says your oath of loyalty is to ask the people not the politicians. don't beat us, but they do not respond. everyone is waiting to see what will happen if or when these men are given the order to take back the streets. barnaby phillips, al jazeera, kiev. >>> now to rory who is in the capitol of kiev. >> reporter: felicity remember that the reason why ukraine pulled out of the trade agreement with the european union at the end of november was because ukraine said that the benefi
is the pretense with the protesters barricaded themselves in central city and willing to go anywhere band's recent statements by the prime minister by adding more fuel to the fire he said i quote that the fact that the protesters overtook some governmental buildings is that we assign all but identical design the country he also said that another quote that don't think we don't have the means to restore order in the state would take us only ten minutes. so j taxes to the government building again and upload. but on the other hand he also said that the government was ready to say that the site table would be well positioned to go see a lot of support this political crisis out. he also promised that a peaceful protest this will not be touched by the special forces by the police also boarding statements coming from the other side of political ads get the grades of the opposition. one of the leaders said that he expected to cut the police to storm the state administration building the water which the protest was captured yesterday secondly they tell which broke loose on a sunday it's changed the whole
pretty much anywhere. it forces cities and towns across the state to allow guns in public places, even if locally, the police and the town and the people who live there do not want that. when one small-town mayor in morrisville, north carolina, campaigned to protect her ton's longstanding policy banning guns in a local park, the national rifle association decided to weigh in in that little town of 20,000 people and try to make an example out of her. they poured resources into the mayoral race in that small town to try to get rid of her. they called her a member of a radical national gun ban group. they poured resources into that race, and when she lost her re-election bid a few weeks later, the nra took credit for it. if your town doesn't think that guns belong on your playgrounds or in your parks, well, if you're in north carolina, too bad, you don't get a choice in the matter anymore. by the way, the nra will come after you if you try to fight it. on the substance of it, though, let's say you're okay with the idea of guns in playgrounds. how about guns in bars? how about that? and th
to the tent city that was set up here by the protesters position expressing the u s support for the at ukrainian opposition and for the protesters as well as internal and has also helped close talks to britain tidy kitchen clock the darling of the korean opposition among others that we have seen that among the protesters on the square i were foreign ministers from sweden germany and the netherlands. it is because hope that he had talks with europe will bring you what i'm doing president essentially kids get sick the ultimate goal of the ukrainian protesting that is the current government and the president to step down in the interests of western politicians and what is essentially ukrainian domestic affairs has drawn some criticism however we haven't seen western politicians and ten to eighty thousand strong rally was held here in support of the fact that she didn't call the tip of the current ukrainian president can fix it a lot of observers are starting to raise their eyebrows at some of what they are calling answer to the vedic to fight the flu gear bike at the western of
and then of course on tuesday that the memorial service at soccer city in some great air and some decent team can accommodate about ninety find thousand people and to date it's expected that the stadium will be helped with the ordinary south africans but also the new trees across the walls were coming to pay the states to nelson on data and then also today include tom did was to face it this clean peaceful muslims christians and jewish and hindu have people coming to pay tv stakes to nelson my data said an absolutely wonderful man and as i see people would say that he has touched the knights. so maybe different ways. i say ishmael reporting that from janet's back. recheck of small stores were falling across the world and remembering the victims of typhoon high tea on the following last month's deadly storm a memorial service held at the philippine city of talk about today. local people help sessions this well was the site of mass graves containing the remains of some of the five thousand seven hundred people lost their lives and that the most powerful storm on record calling out for a unilateral
. we have some big announcements coming through from tech city today. we will get analysis on what we are going to learn today. it is going to be an interesting announcement with some very high profile faces at this event. plus we have the c.e.o. of legal in general. that is coming up on the first hour of "the pulse." diverse, fascinating. it is going to be a busy two hours. >> yeah, it certainly is, guy. i'm looking forward to it. "the pulse" in about 12 minutes from now world leaders are mourning the death of nelson mandela today. the former south african president died yesterday at the age of 95. joining me now on the phone is the former ambassador. great to have you on the program. it is a very sad day. how will you remember nelson mandela? >> first of all, thank you for having me. it is a very sad moment for all of us. nelson mandela was a father to all of us. during the struggle and even after. when we got our independence because he was our first president, he became our first president. he has always been the father, ready to listen to advice. disputes could be resolved. >> wh
, and the streets are cleaner particularly around the democracy monument. from 9am workers from the city came in and scrubed the streets. this was one of the first rallying of the protesters. it was the amnesty bill movement before. they'd been there for weeks, almost a month. this morning, for the king's birthday they came out and scrubbed the street. there was a protest march to the royal thai headquarters, in the dense shopping area. it closed down part of the main avenues in bangkok for an hour, hour and a half they could get through. we've seen in pattern. they were allowed in. they broke through, just a padlock. wandered around and left and went back out on their trucks. what we see here at democracy monument - people will clean out because they are preparing for the kings birthday celebrations tomorrow. >> and the question of of course is what happens after the king's birthday. is there a sense that the crisis will be resolved peacefully, that one of the two sides might stand up. >> right now we were looking at a stalemate. politically there has been no most, both sides have their main
see you be brave ♪ >>> now for my takeaway. a judge has griffiven the green light for the city of detroit to declare bankruptcy making it the largest municipality in american history to do so. this is the basis for my wednesday takeaway. the city is unable to pay $18.5 billion in debt, including $3.5 billion in unfunded pension obligations to two pension funds. what does this mean in real world? 23,000 retirees and 9,000 current public servants in detroit could lose some or perhaps all of their pension benefits. the benefit of public service is the retirement security in exchange for taking a good but not great salary. that's always been the dole that we cut. losing more money in the private sector in order for security. thif can happen in detroit, is it a sign of what's to come in other cities and towns? since 2010, i want to show you here a little bit, i'll go through some things. since 2010 eight cities and towns have filed for bankruptcy. three have been dismissed. the remaining five cities an towns where governments have filed for bankruptcy are right next to me. detroit,
>> this is al jazeera america, live from new york city. i'm sunny sunny. 911 tapes display calmness at the sandy hook elementary school. and president obama discussed the gap between rich and poor. and this congress goes down known as the least productive. >>> a florida high school placed on high school after a shooting. one student has been injured at west orange high school outside of arsenal. the school's principal said student had been shot and was en route to the hospital. law enforcement officers were at the scene and they were observing all safety procedures. we'll bring you more information as we get it. >>> in a matter of just ten days the nation will mark the one year anniversary of the sandy hook massacre. today brought a painful remind reminder. prosecutors have released 911 called. al jazeera will not air those calls. >> reporter: we did listen to seven calls shortly after fires were shot inside sandy hook elementary school. a woman called the police dispatcher and said she had glimpsed someone running down the hall with a gun saying they were still shooting. and glass
international charities that are helping these people, but food and water are limited in the city. there are almost half a million people around the country who have lost their homes. the french have sent a fighter plane flying low over the city in a way to intimidate the seleka and anti-balaka fighters. the big question is when will the people go home, will they want to go home. more than 100 people have been killed. the situation outside bangui is also very unstable. >> very disturbing images coming out of the central african republic. on the home front it's a chilly day across the north central plains. minnesota reaching a high of 2. typically they are around 29. the cold air is pushing all the y down into texas. it's chilly in dallas, climbing to a high. around 60 degrees. the cold front that swept across the united states, killing 11 people, mostly in car accidents before people died in southern california due to hypothermia pushed offshore. there's another storm making its way and there has been multiple car accidents along i-5. we urge people to use precaution. there's snow
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